Hospitality and Catering

Cake Decoration Level 1
Course Title
Cake Decoration Level 1
Course Code
C003311
Mode of Study
PART TIME
Start
07/01/2020
End
09/06/2020
Number of Weeks
11
Cost
275
Entry Requirements
This course is suitable and appropriate for the absolute beginner as well as those wishing to further develop their knowledge in the subject.
Leads on to
Students passing Level 1 can progress to level 2.
Additional Information
A white coat, chef's whites or other appropriate protective clothing will be required, plus tools and materials as specified by your Tutor. A College Certificate listing the skills and techniques acquired will be awarded on successful completion of the course.
ABOUT THE COURSE
On the course students will study and learn about many aspects in Cake Decoration and Sugarcraft in a step- by-step process, thereby building their personal skills. As well as Health, Safety and Hygiene, and Design, different media appropriate for level 1 will be used and explored, including Royal Icing, Sugarpaste, Marzipan, Pastillage, and Flowers. The course includes the following: Model with Marzipan ‘A Woodland Scene’ Decorate a Sponge Cake with Butter Cream Stars Cover a Sponge Cake with Sugar Paste and Decorate (Crumb Coat) Cover a Drum with Sugar Paste/Cover a Drum around a Cake Cover a Fruit Cake with Marzipan & Sugar Paste Flower Paste Roses and Leaves and Decorate & Flower Paste Roses and Leaves (non-wired) Marzipan Roses and Leaves Pastillage Box Run-Outs Crimping Levelling Cakes Piping with Royal Icing (make greaseproof paper icing bags) Ribbons and Bows Frilling Technique-for sides of cakes